Thursday, 2 August 2012

Latest Update - Oswaldtwistle

An Environment Agency spokesperson said, "The Environment Agency were contacted early this morning by Lancashire Fire and Rescue service in relation to a fire on Nook Lane in Oswaldtwistle.

Thanks to our officers quick action, fire water was prevented from entering the local brook.

The Environment Agency is working very closely with the Fire and Rescue Service and has deployed officers out on site to provide advice and guidance to ensure damage to the surrounding environment is minimised as much as possible.

We share the local communities concerns and we would like to re-assure them that we are taking this situation very seriously. We will be supporting Lancashire Fire and Rescue service with their investigations into the cause of this fire. "